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Experiencing a Chinese Beer Festival Posted by on Aug 7, 2019

Summer (夏季 – xià jì) is in full swing in China. All across the country, people are doing their best to stay cool. For some middle-aged men, that means exposing their stomach in what’s known as the “Beijing Bikini” (北京比基尼 – běi jīng bǐ jī ní). Many families flock to water parks (水上乐园 – shuǐ…

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Drinking in China Posted by on Dec 5, 2017

Eating in China can be quite the experience. From mouth-numbing Sichuan hot pot, to Beijing roast duck, to all sorts of funky snacks in street markets, there’s never a dull culinary moment in the Middle Kingdom. All that food makes you thirsty, though, so today we’re going to take a closer look at drinking in…

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Best Places to Visit in China in the Summer Posted by on Jul 19, 2017

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to travel in China. Sure, it’s a busy time of year, but that’s always the case in the world’s most populous country. In my 5+ years of living in China, I ended up doing most of my traveling during the summer months. Here are a few of…

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10 Videos for Summer in China Posted by on Jun 22, 2017

Today marks the official start of summer (夏天 – xià tiān). All across China, children are finishing up their final exams while parents are busy scheduling summer activities. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, and you can expect to see the “Beijing bikini” on display as men roll up their shirts to deal…

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Chinese Beer Posted by on Nov 21, 2016

When it comes to booze, there’s no doubt that it’s all about the baijiu (白酒 – bái jiǔ) in China. This traditional Chinese liquor – which bears an uncanny resemblance to rocket fuel – is the drink of choice at functions like business dinners and weddings. You can’t always slam glasses of something that’s 45-50%…

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Summer in Qingdao Video Posted by on Jul 14, 2016

Qingdao is one of the most popular places to visit in China in the summer months. Tour its beaches, historic churches, and beer festival in this short video.

Summertime in Qingdao Posted by on Jul 13, 2016

Summer is here, and that means people all over China are heading out on family vacations. One of the most popular places in the country for a summer trip is Qingdao (青岛 – qīng dǎo). Located on the east coast in Shandong province, this city is famous for its beaches, seafood, and of course, Tsingtao…

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